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Casey At The Bat

2007 Festival

Director
Marilyn Magness

Music Director
David Shenton

Cast
Scott Barnhardt, Rachel Coloff, Holly Davis, Sarah Jane Everman, Matt Gumley, John Jellison, Eric Leviton, Adam Monley, Patrick Richwood, Robb Sapp, Sarah Solie, Will Swenson and Tommar Wilson

Contact for Rights

Steve Carroll, 562-693-3815


Number of Acts: 2
Number of Principals (Male): 6
Number of Principals (Female): 5
Preferred Ensemble Size: 14
Total Cast Size: 25
Genre & Style:

Synopsis

Based on the classic poem, and the book ”Casey On The Loose” by acclaimed sportswriter Frank Deford, Casey comes to bat for Mudville, U.S.A. in a big-hearted, small-town tale of humor, love, greed and the competitive spirit to learn that he can be a hero even when he strikes out. Bookwriter and lyricst Tom Child is a freelance writer of theatre, tv and film and has written dozens of tunes, and composer Gordon Goodwin is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning musician for his work on animation series and movie, “The Incredibles” and is leader of the big band Big Phat Band.

Development History

Casey at the Bat has had two staged readings in Los Angeles. The first was performed at the ninety-nine seat Coronet Theater in July 2002. The second reading was held at the El Portal Theater in Los Angeles in September 2003.

Festival Successes

Production at Brigham Young University (UT) in 2010.